St. Sava Temple (Hram Svetog Save), Belgrade

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Visit one of the largest Orthodox buildings and churches in the world,St. Sava Temple (Hram Svetog Save), a prominent landmark from numerous points in the city. Symbolically, it sits at the sight where Ottoman forces incinerated the remains of St. Sava--the founder of the Serbian Orthodox Church. Its 8,162 sq m (87,855 sq ft) interior spaces, with two floors and several galleries, can host around 10,000 worshippers. The basement holds the crypt of Saint Sava and the grave of the medieval Prince Lazar, responsible for creating the most powerful Serbian state in history. See this 82 m (269 ft) tall structure, featuring white marble walls and 19 gilded crosses, and visit the surrounding park with decorative fountains. Take a look at our Belgrade trip itinerary maker to schedule your visit to St. Sava Temple (Hram Svetog Save) and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • A special beautiful temple. Tip: If one purely comes straight out then left with stairs below (as a part of the Church is finished). A small church is located next to the temple (when you stand in front of the temple, left)
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  • The main inner part is not finished yet but the dome is finished recently and the mosaic looks amazing like the finished crypt where the Serbian patriarchs will be buried.  more »
  • It is a large Orthodox Church. Of the largest in Europe. It was in renovation when we were there, many scaffolding. Better to go with a guide to learn the history that is very interesting. Very nice inside and out.
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  • Beautiful. Just beautiful. I love the people in Serbia even if my parents were born there :). I love visiting, I feel so comfortable and safe. Other people should come visit. It's a trip of a lifetime
  • Such a great and amazing chruch , but it's still on construction. It doesn't matter at all because the moment you enter the church you can feel the peace it offers. Also, for tourists around the world ; watch out the dress code. I think you have to cover your shoulders and it's okay to wear jeans but it has to cover your knees. It would be great for me to visit the church after it's finished.
  • such a beautiful church and the biggest orthodox church in the balkans. it’s definitely worth checking out and is a lovely walk from old town which takes about 40 minutes.
  • They are still working on this "temple" but it should be very nice when completed. The crypt is finished now, and has some nice artwork.
  • Amazing place. There is beautiful park with a lot of trees where you can sit and enjoy your view
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